Description of problem: Gparted crashes when doing a drive scan if flash drive is plugged in.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 0.14.1
How reproducible: always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start gparted
2. Insert USB drive
3. Re-scan drives
Actual results: gparted crashes (/usr/sbin/gparted: line 99: 3647 Segmentation fault (core dumped) $BASE_CMD)
Expected results: Drive scan to complete; USB drive to become visible
Additional info: I have not been able to isolate the exact nature of the drive or drive setup that is causing this. The problematic drive is 8Gb in capacity. I tested it with a 4Gb drive and a 4Gb SD card in the laptop's internal SD slot. Reproducible in all USB ports. Computer is a Dell Inspiron 1545. I had updated to gparted-0.14.1-1.fc17 as requested by deji - I was experiencing bug 903366, which is fixed in version 0.14.1.
GParted uses the libparted library from the parted project to detect and manipulate partitions.
To test if this problem is in the underlying libparted library, would you be able to run the following command (as root) and let us know what happens?
or if you know the device path (for example /dev/sde)
parted /dev/sde unit s print
gparted-0.16.1-2.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
gparted-0.16.1-2.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
gparted-0.16.1-1.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing gparted-0.16.1-2.fc18'
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